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Gabriele Villarini in front of a vintage millstone in the Stanley Hydraulics Lab.

Villarini Named Next Director of IIHR

Posted on February 7th, 2018

IIHR alumnus Gabriele Villarini has been appointed to lead IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering as its next director.



Yusuf Sermet Deploys Artificial Intelligence



$282 million water quality bill aims to improve quality of surface water



Iowa Flood Center looks to next generation of risk assessment



Flood Expert Visits Iowa Flood Center

Headshots of Wei Zhang and Gabriele Villarini

The Climate Forces Behind Atmospheric Rivers

Posted on January 17th, 2018

IIHR’s Wei Zhang and Gabriele Villarini published a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the important role of atmospheric rivers in predicting storm development and landfall.



Iowa Flood Sensors Wade into Artificial Intelligence

Close up of testing card.

Citizen Science: Water Monitoring

Posted on January 8th, 2018

IIHR’s Chris Jones is recruiting public volunteers to participate in a study which uses a smartphone app to detect nitrate levels in local watersheds using their phone’s camera.

A screen shot of the front page of IIHR's new shop website showing a large, warehouse-sized river model.

IIHR Engineering Services: Problems Solved Here

Posted on January 1st, 2018

Visit the IIHR shop’s new website, which shines a spotlight on the institute’s engineering services division and its remarkable expertise and resources.



IFC’s New App Uses Artificial Intelligence to Provide Real-Time Flood Data

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